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A602 Improvements- A119 Junction- New Road Application

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May 2021

Overview

Road improvement scheme.

Material Specification
3,200 tonnes of SHW Clause 803 Type 1 IBAA Granite Blend

Client
Interserve Project Services Limited

Construction

The A119 Anchor Road Improvement scheme is a 3km new road construction, Type 1 IBAA Granite Blend is being used as capping layer under road subbase on an average thickness of 270mm and covered by 300mm of asphalt.

Benefit

IBAA is an extremely cost-effective material when compared to Primary Aggregates and BP UK is working towards a verified Carbon Footprint.

There are also advantages logistically when using IBAA due to the low density of the material allowing for fewer vehicle movements as this gives volumetric advantages over primary materials.